Kevin Trapp

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Kevin Trapp
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Trapp with Germany in 2018
Personal information
Full name Kevin Trapp[1]
Date of birth (1990-07-08) 8 July 1990 (age 28)[1]
Place of birth Merzig, West Germany
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Paris Saint-Germain
Number 1
Youth career
1997–2000 FC Brotdorf
2000–2003 SSV Bachem
2003–2005 SV Mettlach
2005–2008 1. FC Kaiserslautern
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2011 1. FC Kaiserslautern II 39 (0)
2009–2012 1. FC Kaiserslautern 32 (0)
2012–2015 Eintracht Frankfurt 82 (0)
2015– Paris Saint-Germain 63 (0)
National team
2007–2008 Germany U18 4 (0)
2008–2009 Germany U19 5 (0)
2009–2010 Germany U20 6 (0)
2010–2013 Germany U21 11 (0)
2017– Germany 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 May 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22:23, 27 March 2018 (UTC)

Kevin Trapp (born 8 July 1990) is a German professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Paris Saint-Germain and the Germany national team.

He began his professional career at 1. FC Kaiserslautern, where he took part in two Bundesliga seasons. In 2012, he signed for Eintracht Frankfurt for a fee of €1.5 million and played regularly over three years, also competing in the UEFA Europa League. He joined Paris Saint-Germain for an estimated €10 million in 2015, where he won several domestic honours.

Trapp won 26 caps for Germany's youth teams, including 11 for the under-21s. He made his full debut in June 2017 and was part of their squad that won the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.

Club career[edit]

1. FC Kaiserslautern[edit]

Born in Merzig, Saarland, Trapp started his professional career with 1. FC Kaiserslautern, making his first appearance on 9 August 2008 in the 2008–09 DFB-Pokal round 1 against FC Carl Zeiss Jena.

On 12 March 2011, with regular goalkeeper Tobias Sippel sidelined with influenza, he made his Bundesliga debut in a 2–1 home win over SC Freiburg.[2] Trapp played all eight remaining fixtures of the season.

Eintracht Frankfurt[edit]

In 2012, he left relegated Kaiserslautern and joined promoted Eintracht Frankfurt on a four-year contract for a fee of €1.5 million.[3]

His team had a good start to his first season, sitting in third place by November, and he received plaudits for his performances against leaders Bayern Munich despite losing 2–0.[4] His campaign ended prematurely in March 2013, due to a hand injury while with the national under-21 team.[5]

By finishing sixth, Frankfurt qualified for the UEFA Europa League, and reached the last 32, where they lost on away goals to FC Porto after a 5–5 aggregate draw.[6]

Paris Saint-Germain[edit]

On 8 July 2015,[7] Trapp signed a five-year deal with Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain for a fee of around €10 million, and was assigned the number 16 jersey.[8] During the 2015–16 season, he overtook Salvatore Sirigu as PSG's first choice goalkeeper in the club's Ligue 1 and UEFA Champions League matches, while the Italian played in the Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue, as the club won a domestic quadruple.[9]

In September 2016, he was dropped for youngster Alphonse Areola.[10]

On 8 May 2018, he played in 2018 Coupe de France Final as PSG won 2-0 against Les Herbiers VF to clinch the trophy.[11]

International career[edit]

Trapp was a member of several German youth national teams, including the Germany national under-21 football team, for which he played 11 times. He was first called up to the senior team for the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying match against Gibraltar on 13 June 2015.[12]

Trapp made his international debut on 6 June 2017 in a 1–1 friendly draw away to Denmark, playing the full 90 minutes.[13] He was selected for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia later that month, which his country won, but he did not play any match.[14]

On 4 June 2018, Trapp was selected in Germany's final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.[15]

Club statistics[edit]

As of 27 May 2018[16]
Club Season League National Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1. FC Kaiserslautern 2009–10 Bundesliga 0 0 1 0 1 0
2010–11 9 0 0 0 9 0
2011–12 23 0 3 0 26 0
Total 32 0 4 0 36 0
Eintracht Frankfurt 2012–13 Bundesliga 26 0 1 0 27 0
2013–14 34 0 3 0 9 0 46 0
2010–11 22 0 1 0 23 0
Total 82 0 5 0 9 0 96 0
Paris Saint-Germain 2015–16 Ligue 1 35 0 0 0 10 0 1 0 46 0
2016–17 24 0 4 0 2 0 1 0 31 0
2017–18 4 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 14 0
Total 63 0 14 0 12 0 2 0 91 0
Career total 177 0 23 0 21 0 2 0 223 0

International[edit]

Statistics accurate as of match played 17 June 2018.[17]
Germany
Year Apps Goals
2017 2 0
2018 1 0
Total 3 0

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Paris Saint-Germain

International[edit]

Germany

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017: List of players: Germany" (PDF). FIFA. 2 July 2017. p. 4. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 July 2017. Retrieved 21 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "FCK feiert Sieg in der Nachspielzeit" (in German). RP. 12 March 2011. Retrieved 5 October 2017. 
  3. ^ Weber, Jens (17 June 2015). "Paris Saint-Germain interested in Frankfurt goalkeeper Kevin Trapp". ESPN. Retrieved 5 October 2017. 
  4. ^ Honigstein, Raphael (12 November 2012). "No doubt about it – Bundesliga sings praises of Eintracht Frankfurt". The Guardian. Retrieved 5 October 2017. 
  5. ^ Quinn, Phillip (19 March 2013). "Eintracht Frankfurt's Kevin Trapp will miss the rest of the season with broken hand". SB Nation. Retrieved 5 October 2017. 
  6. ^ Domm, Matt (1 March 2014). "Kevin Trapp: 'We threw it away'". Sports Mole. Retrieved 5 October 2017. 
  7. ^ "Kevin Trapp au Paris Saint-Germain jusqu'en 2020". psg.fr (in French). 9 July 2015. Retrieved 10 June 2017. 
  8. ^ Weber, Jens (8 July 2015). "Kevin Trapp joins PSG from Eintracht Frankurt on five-year deal until 2020". ESPN FC. Retrieved 10 June 2017. 
  9. ^ "Coupe de la Ligue : Salvatore Sirigu (PSG) probablement forfait contre Toulouse". L'Équipe (in French). 26 January 2016. Retrieved 10 June 2017. 
  10. ^ Johnson, Jonathan (5 November 2016). "Alphonse Areola error ignites debate over PSG's goalkeeping situation". ESPN. Retrieved 5 October 2017. 
  11. ^ "French Cup final - PSG beat Les Herbiers". 3 May 2018 – via www.bbc.co.uk. 
  12. ^ "Das Team" (in German). DFB. Archived from the original on 21 March 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2015. 
  13. ^ "Kimmich equaliser in Germany-Denmark draw". ESPN FC. 6 June 2017. Retrieved 10 June 2017. 
  14. ^ "Kevin TRAPP". FIFA. Retrieved 5 October 2017. 
  15. ^ "Germany announce final World Cup squad, with Manuel Neuer, without Leroy Sané". Deutsche Welle. Retrieved 4 June 2018. 
  16. ^ "Kevin Trapp statistics". ogol. Retrieved 27 May 2018. 
  17. ^ Kevin Trapp at National-Football-Teams.com
  18. ^ "PSG clinch Ligue 1 title by thrashing Monaco". 
  19. ^ "Paris Saint-Germain set record with fourth straight Coupe De France crown". Goal. Retrieved 8 May 2018. 
  20. ^ "Champions League team of the group stage". UEFA. 15 December 2015. Retrieved 10 June 2017. 

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